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Jordan digs for copper, gold under southern desert sand

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources signed two agreements Sunday, setting the stage for copper exploration in the southern Dana region, and gold digging in the Abu Khashiba region, also in the south, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Under the first memorandum of understanding, the Jordan Integrated Mining and Exploration Company will conduct a 16-month copper exploration in a area outside of the Dana Nature Reserve, Minister of Energy Saleh Al-Kharabsheh said.

The second memo with the Turkish “Solvest Trade and Industry Limited Company allows for 14 months of digging for gold in the Abu Khashiba Valley in area of

Kharabsheh said it was the second collaboration with the Turkish company, following a memorandum of understanding concluded last April to explore for copper in the same region.

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